The Boston Red Sox won 84 games this season and fired their president of baseball operations just after a loss to the New York Yankees, so it's safe to say it wasn't exactly a great year at Fenway.
On top of that, the team's big payroll made them one of the least efficient teams in the league when it comes to cost per win.
The Tampa Bay Business Journal, a sister paper of the Boston Business Journal, divided each team’s total wins by their total payroll to calculate their cost per win for the season. The league average cost per win was calculated by taking the average 80.45 wins this season by the average salary cap of $137 million.
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